Wake Forest 27587 Magazine

Summer 2017

The quarterly 27587 MAGAZINE is a must-read, in-you-hands publication that strives to give a deeper identity to rapidly growing Wake Forest, N.C. It highlights in-depth stories, targeting higher-income households.

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48 Summer 2017 | Wake Forest 27587 Magazine One place to watch them is at Backwater Jack's Tiki Bar & Grill. "It's like taking a vacation without taking a plane," said Laura Scoble, who runs the water-view spot with Cathy Bell. "If a realtor wants to sell a house, they sit up on the top deck and say, 'is all can be yours!'" she said. ere's been even more of a Margarita- ville feel lately than the name suggests. You see, Jimmy Buffett has been popping in to check on his new sailboat, being built by Pa- cific Seacraft in Little Washington. "He has eaten here more than several times," said Scoble, whose menu includes conch fritters as well as mahi-mahi sand- wiches. Mac Hodges, the mayor, said he was one of some 100 people waiting for Buffett at the airport during a recent stopover. "It's the most interesting thing going on here," he said. "I went up and thanked him for building his boat in Washington." PHOTOGRAPHS BY PHILIP M. READ The downtown, just a block from the waterfront, includes the Turnage Theatre, left, which recently showed 1975's summer blockbuster, "Jaws," with Washington's own, character actor Murray Hamilton; Rachel K's Bakery, right, in the one-time town hall; and The Bank Bistro & Bar, below right, in the circa 1852 Bank of Washington. Works of art appear as giant crustaceans — each decorated by a regional artist — and pop up throughout Little Washington.

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